Current members: David Morreale, vocals, guitar. He will be joined by a backup singer and a pedal steel guitar player.
Founded in: 1980
Style: Country folk
Influenced by: John Hiatt, Steve Earle, Allison Krause.
Notable: Morreale was recently selected as one of 32 finalists for the Grassy Hill Kerrville New Folk Songwriting award from more than 700 applicants.
Quotable: Morreale describing his music: "It is tequila- and honey-tinged American fables. I'm a big lover of story songs. They draw to a nice conclusion ... or sometimes a not-so-nice conclusion."
For more information about David Morreale, visit www.mudsongs.com.
-- Annie Linskey